Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
Previous attempts to secure funds for a wildlife crossing across the freeway have failed as the gene pool of lions in the Santa Monica Mountains continues to thin.
Many farmers already complain that the government is diverting water away from agriculture. Friday's announcement is likely to exacerbate that.
The quagga mussel has been the bane of the Great Lakes. They've been known to grow at rates of 100,000 individuals in a square meter and can clog intake pipes.
Digital photo frames alternate uploaded photos with energy usage data and messages to conserve. Thermostats can be controlled remotely through a mobile app.
The program sets in place a comprehensive set of standards for conservation and development in more than 50,000 acres of land between the 101 Freeway and the ocean.
A store labeled as "Dumb Starbucks," using the Starbucks corporate logo and bearing an almost identical look to an actual Starbucks, opened up in Los Feliz on Friday. A Starbucks spokeswoman said the corporation is "looking into it."
Attacks on humans by mountain lions are rare. Only 14 verified instances have occurred in California since 1986. Three of them were fatal.
The California Department of Water Resources said the snowpack was 12 percent of average for this time of the year, the lowest level since electronic record-keeping began in 1960.
A federal permit allows Navy up to 155 'incidental kills' from offshore sonar and explosives exercises over five years. Environmentalists sue to block the permit.
An estimated 20,000 gallons of water went into making the ice for the rink. Just over a week ago, California's governor declared a drought emergency.
The National Hockey League froze a rink full of water in the middle of Dodger Stadium for an outdoor game. In the middle of a drought. We asked: How much water is that, really?
Relatively flush local reservoirs should spare Southern California from water rationing, but officials still call on area residents to conserve.
Another man recalls his father, an LAPD motorcycle officer who lost his life when the 6.7 magnitude earthquake ruptured the freeway on which he was riding.
Preliminary findings from a study in the Santa Monica Mountains show that air pollution may be increasing fire danger in the mountain range.
In 10 years, only one cougar is known to have crossed the 101 Freeway into the mountain range. At first, he provided fresh DNA. Now, he's mating with his daughters.